Root century caps England's improved display
England completed their four days of preparation in Auckland with a far more convincing batting display than against the pink ball
Broad faces losing new ball for New Zealand Tests
James Anderson, his long-time new-ball partner, has said Broad is "disappointed" but also sees a bowler refreshed and hungry after the Ashes
Santner faces nine months out with knee surgery
The allrounder will miss the England Test series, but BJ Watling returns as first-choice wicketkeeper
Anderson retains vice-captaincy ahead of Stokes
Though the appointment is being made on a series-by-series basis it is likely that Anderson will keep the job at least until the conclusion of Stokes' court case
Blundell and Jamieson give England the runaround
Ben Stokes' back will be the focus of attention over the next few days, while the exploits of the New Zealand XI lower order raised questions about the England attack
Jamieson and Blundell celebrate centuries against England.
Tom Blundell and Kyle Jamieson discussed their centuries for a New Zealand XI against England.
England's lower gear, Stokes' focus, Taylor's epic
England and New Zealand played out an entertaining series, although the decider was one-sided. What stood out over the five matches?
One-off performances overshadowed batting problems - Hesson
New Zealand have plenty of time to ponder where it went wrong against England, but when they next take the field in coloured clothes the clock will be ticking to cement their World Cup plans
McGlashan: Wood, Woakes set up England domination.
The fast bowlers made excellent use of a pitch that had a little extra bounce early on
Bairstow, bowlers star as England seal series
The opener slammed 104 off only 60 balls as England won their sixth ODI series on the trot
England get 'ruthless' at the right time
With little more than 12 months left for the 2019 World Cup, Jonny Bairstow and Eoin Morgan are seeing plenty of positives in the way England have performed in New Zealand
Schooling coaches, family BBQs and debut anger: how it began for Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan played his 200th ODI when England faced New Zealand in Christchurch. His first came for Ireland in 2006
Limping Taylor levels series with epic 181*
Ross Taylor produced one of the greatest ODI innings - a large part of it on one leg - to engineer a stunning come-from-behind victory
Ross Taylor says his unbeaten 181 hasn't quite sunk in yet
Fit-again Livingstone rises above the doubters
A tough T20 baptism left Liam Livingstone doubting his ability, but now that he's recovered from an ankle injury, he's ready for his maiden Test tour
Switch Hit: A retro slow show (plus snow).
Alan Gardner is joined by Mark Butcher, Andrew Miller and Andrew McGlashan to discuss England's retro performance in New Zealand.
Root's T20 dilemma highlights scheduling concerns
Test and ODI workload could undermine development of a player who ought to be central to England's World T20 plans in 2020
'I feel as though I can turn a game' - Moeen
The allrounder has been a key figure in England's continued one-day success, first in Australia and now in New Zealand
McGlashan: England hold out despite Williamson ton.
Brilliant Williamson thwarted by nerveless England
England battled their way to a 2-1 series lead with a thrilling four-run win, achieved in spite of a superb hundred from Kane Williamson
Morgan delight as England counter their weakness
Eoin Morgan thought the match had got away from England at Westpac Stadium when Kane Williamson and Mitchell Santner were together, only for a bit of "luck" to turn it back their way
Anderson adds voice to Test fears
James Anderson has admitted he worries about the future of Test cricket as players and spectators favour the shorter formats
'You get remembered for how many Tests you've played' - Bairstow
England's Test wicketkeeper says the format mush be cherished amid the growth of the T20 game
'It was emotional walking off the pitch' - Stokes.
England allrounder Ben Stokes says the win over New Zealand in the second ODI was a particularly significant moment for him after a difficult winter
Stokes leads way in England's domineering win
Ben Stokes took two wickets and scored an unbeaten fifty to guide England to a series-leveling victory in the second ODI
'Relief, happiness... it's been a long time'
Ben Stokes described his emotions after an impressive all-round performance in his second match back in the England fold
Last-gasp win makes success sweeter for NZ
New Zealand kept their unbeaten ODI run alive, inflicting a rare defeat on England, in a contest which tested their resilience with bat and ball
Santner steps up to spark NZ celebrations
Mitchell Santner admitted he "didn't know what to do" after striking the winning blow in the first one-day international against England
#Stokeswatch - How he fared on his comeback
After a gap of five months, Ben Stokes resumed his England career against New Zealand at Hamilton. How did his first day back on the job pan out?
Cool-hand Santner seals victory after Taylor ton
New Zealand squeezed home by three wickets with four balls to spare despite Ben Stokes' intervention on his return to international cricket
Hales, Rashid still have Test future - Root
Joe Root, England's Test captain, has said he blames the system, not the individuals, for the growing trend towards white-ball specialisation
Test cricket has 'a lot to worry about'
Eoin Morgan, England's limited-overs captain, believes the time has passed to do something significant to secure the future of the Test game
Is Bayliss right about international T20?
Mark Butcher discusses whether T20Is have a place on the schedule and Trevor Bayliss' comments about England having a specialist coach
Bayliss willing to make way as T20 coach
England coach backs Paul Farbrace to take T20 reins in bid to manage international workload
Craig Overton called up to England ODI squad
Craig Overton has been drafted into England's one-day squad after Liam Plunkett was ruled out with a hamstring injury.
More questions than answers for England
England will turn their attention back to 50-over cricket after Eoin Morgan admitted they had 'no right to be in the final' of the T20 tri-series
England nick win but NZ move into final
There will be a Trans-Tasman rematch in the tri-series final at Eden Park after the home side did enough to stay ahead of England on net run rate
Cut T20Is to reduce schedule - Bayliss
Trevor Bayliss, England's head coach, has suggested getting rid of T20 internationals and leaving the format to the various leagues around the world
Stokes arrives in NZ ahead of England return
Ben Stokes has finally linked up with his England team-mates after landing in New Zealand on Sunday
Plunkett ruled out of New Zealand tour
Plunkett made his return against New Zealand in Wellington earlier this week but aggravated the problem he first suffered in the ODI in Sydney last month
Short, Warner pull off world-record T20 chase
Eden Park was transformed into a T20 batting paradise as Australia pulled off a world-record run chase in Auckland, reducing Martin Guptill's 49-ball hundred to a footnote
Stats - Australia, NZ smash 32 sixes to equal record
New Zealand's best batting effort in T20Is, Guptill ascends a new peak, and other highlights from a record-breaking night in Auckland
Bayliss not rushing Stokes back into action
Despite landing in New Zealand before some 50-over team-mates, Stokes won't feature in the remaining T20s and is unlikely for the opening ODI too.
Williamson stars as New Zealand find lift-off
The New Zealand captain top scores to help his side to a victory which puts the final in sight, and leaves England needing a favour from Australia
Curran five-for seals thrilling England victory
A shattering spell of reverse swing by Tom Curran foiled Australia's chase of a modest total as England took the one-day series 4-1
'You want to perform in the big moments' - Curran
England's matchwinner said it was frustrating to be on the sidelines earlier in the series but that it motivated him to take each chance that came his way
Smith, Warner at heart of Australia ODI woes
Australia are set to take a long, hard look at their one-day set-up after the series defeat to England showed how far they have to go ahead of the World Cup
Head 96, Cummins four-for sets up consolation win
Travis Head fell short of a hundred but his efforts helped guide Australia to a first victory since September after Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins had filleted England's top order
'England are tottering like aunty on the gin'
England slumped to an abject 8 for 5 after being asked to bat first at Adelaide. Here's how the carnage unfolded
Buttler's barnstorming ton secures series win
Jos Buttler's stunning century and a composed all-round effort with the ball helped England clinch the ODI series with two matches to play
Smith calls for end of 'soft signal' rulings
Though he had calmed down somewhat after the match, Steven Smith was far from impressed when given out caught behind at a vital phase of Australia's innings
England dig deep in their 'best' performance under Morgan
Inspiration with the bat came from Jos Buttler, then England managed to overcome the loss of Liam Plunkett with the ball
Why Steven Smith wasn't given the benefit of doubt in Sydney
Technology, despite all its advantages, can't provide the three-dimensional view that umpires have
Morgan pulls strings to tie down Australia
Eoin Morgan's plans at the Gabba, backed to perfection by the England bowlers, saw Australia outsmarted on a ground that so often suits them
Root and Woakes carry England to 2-0 lead
England's spinners - including Joe Root - played a starring role to help set-up victory before half-centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales launched the chase
'Off-guard' Australia spurred by MCG - Warner
David Warner also echoed the comments of captain Steven Smith who said England were setting the style to follow in one-day cricket although Jonny Bairstow added it was easier said than done to copy
Format switch helps revive Moeen
After losing confidence during the Ashes, Moeen Ali has found some release with England's return to their freewheeling one-day cricket
England set new ODI batting bar - Smith
The Australia captain believes his team needs to learn from the way Eoin Morgan's men bat without fear
Roy's magnificent 180 puts England 1-0 up
Jason Roy made the highest ODI score by an England batsman as the tourists put the Ashes behind them in a five-wicket win
Rampant Roy rewrites England record-books
Stats highlights from England's record run-chase at the MCG, including a glut of records for Jason Roy
Morgan, Moeen find form in warm-up canter
England enjoyed a good all-round workout in their preparation for the ODI series with Australia, easing to a five-wicket win with almost ten overs to spare against a Cricket Australia XI
Brettig: Selectors' googlies leave many stumped
The recent recalls for Tim Paine and Cameron White - based on a combination of pragmatism and mysticism - have blindsided plenty in Australian cricket
White recalled to stabilise Australia middle order
The former national T20 captain is set for his first ODI appearance in nearly three years, when the England series kicks off
Why we need tough first-class matches before and during the Ashes
England were not ready for five Tests in six and a half weeks, nor for the Kookaburra ball, the pitches, Australia's aggression, or their tactics
Strauss to consider £3 million 'spin fund'
New measures to identify and nurture spin-bowling talent proposed by John Emburey, after failure to compete in Ashes
Root in IPL dilemma after declining T20 down-time
Test captain turned down Trevor Bayliss' offer of rest and could put name forward for IPL auction on January 27-28
England's torrid history with legspin.
Chris Schofield played just two Tests, Scott Borthwick played just one Test, while Adil Rashid was dropped after 10 Tests. Can Mason Crane revive English legspin?
Kimber: The futile finale of a drained Joe Root
Joe Root started the Ashes with boyish optimism but finished it asleep in the dressing-room, ill and exhausted
Rampant Australia seal 4-0 with Root crocked
Australia finished the Ashes in the most comprehensive manner left open to them after thrashing England by an innings and 123 runs in the final Test at the SCG
Dobell: Tea and sympathy won't suffice this time
Stoicism is an admirable trait that serves the country well, but there's no point in pretending that a 4-0 Ashes drubbing was closer than the scoreline implies
England don't need 'big upheaval' - Anderson
England's vice-captain said it "doesn't feel like a completely disastrous series" but conceded the team had not responded well in pressure situations
#PoliteEnquiries: Any England players in a combined Ashes XI?
George Dobell and Jarrod Kimber answer your questions for the final time in a one-sided Ashes series
Brettig: Ashes event now transcends the cricket
This was the second-highest attended Ashes of all time, viewing figures have been strong and Steven Smith has moved towards greatness. But much of the action was far from memorable
Lyon's run-out at the Gabba changed series - Smith.
Australia captain reflects on his side's 4-0 Ashes victory over England after the final Test at the SCG
Australia's bowling quartet dominate
Stats highlights from the last day's play of the 2017-18 Ashes, as Australia wrapped up an emphatic 4-0 win
Vince handed chance to restate credentials
Stokes once again selected, subject to police investigation, as Moeen and Bairstow are rested after Ashes
'We'll look back on this and cherish it.'
Brothers Mitchell and Shaun Marsh reflect on a landmark day as both made centuries in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
Brother in arms leaves Mitchell Marsh in dire straits
A moment of brotherly love nearly went awry for Mitchell and Shaun Marsh on the fourth afternoon at Sydney
Rogers: It's an incredible achievement for the Marshes.
Chris Rogers says the outstanding centuries of brothers Mitchell and Shaun Marsh are enough to cement their places in the Australia squad.
Farbrace calls for honesty as England are 'exposed'
Assistant coach questions character and skill of squad, and warns that preparations for 2021-22 Ashes must start now
#PoliteEnquiries: Do England deserve three-Test series?
George Dobell and Jarrod Kimber answer your questions on the fourth day of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
Brettig: Lyon's share recalls Warne impact
Expectation rises whenever Nathan Lyon takes the ball, and England have largely been worried out of attacking him
Brettig: Khawaja's Ashes hype grows into substance
Seven years on from an oddly overblown debut innings, Usman Khawaja finally attained Ashes fulfilment at the ground where it all began
'I'm either lazy or elegant' - Khawaja.
Usman Khawaja says he's used to criticism over his performances after silencing doubters with a score of 171 against England in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
#PoliteEnquiries: Will Crane play more Tests than Scott Borthwick?
Jarrod Kimber and George Dobell answer your questions on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
Dobell: The toast is aflame but butter won't melt for England
England, in training, in batting, in self-appraisals, are beginning to sound just a little bit soft
Kimber: Crane's exoticism atones for lack of impact
Mason Crane was a source of endless fascination in spite of a tough first outing in Test cricket, but he bore the attention well
Kimber: Pretty starts and brainfarts
The beauty of James Vince's batting masks a consistent failure to convert starts into finishes, a flaw that would not be tolerated in a less attractive player
Brettig: Australia reminded of Starc reality
Australia are not the same team without a 100% fit Mitchell Starc - and that includes when Starc is actually playing
#PoliteEnquiries: Isn't it time Cook was dropped?
George Dobell and Jarrod Kimber answer your questions following the opening day of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
Zaltzman: England never lose eight away Tests on the trot
This is the definitive review of the MCG Test
MCG pitch can't afford another poor rating - Smith.
Australia captain Steven Smith reflects on what the MCG might do following their sanction after the drawn fourth Test
MCG pitch rated poor by ICC
The surface - on which only 24 wickets fell during the Boxing Day Ashes Test - was heavily criticised for its lifelessness
Maxwell dropped; Lynn and Paine recalled
The West Australian pair of Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye have also found a place in Australia's squad for the five ODIs against England that follow the fifth Ashes Test
We want more consistency from Maxwell - Smith.
The Australia captain explains why Glenn Maxwell was dropped from the ODI squad to face England in five matches following the Ashes
'Never had ambitions to play for England' - Smith
At 18, Steven Smith was offered a contract from Surrey that "sounded like quite a fair amount of money" but he turned it down to pursue his career with Australia
Brettig: Australia lose moral high ground on pitches
The ICC's 'poor' rating for the MCG strip is a warning sign that the surfaces at Australia's major Test centres are no longer what they used to be
Starc gets SCG wish but ODI rest looms
Mitchell Starc has been passed fit for the SCG Test but Australia are mindful of the need to keep the left-arm quick fit for the South Africa tour
Captaincy in Australia? Bring it on again, says Root
Tired, drawn and stung by defeat, Joe Root is adamant he would love another crack at the England captaincy in Australia in four years' time
Dobell: Last chance for Vince, Stoneman to impress
With the selectors looking to blood younger players, there is pressure on the two batsmen to step up in Sydney
Mitchell Marsh puts country before IPL
The allrounder has chosen to strive for greater effectiveness as a Test batsman by linking up with the former Australia batting coach Michael Di Venuto at Surrey
Stokes withdrawn from England's ODI squad
Though the ECB had picked the allrounder in the squad, the board had said the selection was dependent on the conclusion of the police investigation into the incident outside a club in Bristol
Anderson makes plea for 'big hundreds'
James Anderson has said England need to score more runs and that discovering a "90mph bowler" could help them win the next Ashes series in Australia
New year, new Ashton Agar
Four years after a meteoric rise and fall, the young left-arm spinner has gathered experience on bowling, international cricket, and life
Is Steven Smith one of the best of all time?
Melinda Farrell and Dirk Nannes discuss Steven Smith's latest Ashes performance and whether or not he can be called one of the all-time greats
Kimber: Warner tames the beast within (almost)
There was little in David Warner's career history to suggest he could bat Australia to a draw on a slow pitch - but he has long proved he is more than a six-hitting circus act
#PoliteEnquiries: Would Starc have woken up this pitch?
Jarrod Kimber and George Dobell chew over the events of the final day of the fourth Test in Melbourne
MCG drop-ins under review after bore draw
Both Joe Root and Steven Smith were critical of the pitch which did not offer bowlers anything over five days
'It's a shame it's taken until now' - Root
There was no victory for England, but Joe Root could at least take consolation from a side that had finally competed with Australia